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Dec 30, 2012 1:25pm EST
. president, i yield the floor. -- with that, mr. president, i yield the floor. mrs. boxer: mr. president? the presiding officer: the senator from california. mrs. boxer: mr. president, how much time remains on either side on this nomination? the presiding officer: 13 minutes for the majority. mrs. boxer: okay. could you let me know when i've gone four minutes because i want to save time for senator -- the presiding officer: the charity will notify. mrs. boxer: well, mr. president, i want to thank very much my colleague, senator cork, for his remarks -- colleague, senator corker, for his remarks and join in with his support for this very able person, carol galante. she has a long and distinguished career of building and promoting affordable housing and she's very well qualified. she began her career as a housing coordinator for the city of santa barbara, rising to become the city's housing and redevelopment manager. and i would point out, santa barbara is a magnificent part of my state. i have a beautiful state. and they didn't have much in the way of moderate income housing, and i think
Dec 7, 2012 9:00pm PST
white knight, the boxer says preparations to take on manny pacquiao have been ongoing since their last meeting. 4 s >> it is the 62 automatic time of the trainer will be in his corner for a fight. he remains focused on the work still to be done. >> even at the age of 39, marquez says his commitment to preparation is more complete than ever. >> the fighter and his camp are no stranger to camries. for this bout, there has been a change in policy. when it is time, total access is revoked. >> afterwards he finishes the work out by testing out the newly reconstructed speed bag. more screws appear to be needed. an hour later there is an intriguing apologue as market as well known for alternative approaches receives cupping therapy. [ ross ] the streets of monaco, home of the legendary grand prix circuit. the perfect place to bring the all-new cadillac ats to test the 2.0-liter turbo engine. [ engine revs ] ♪ [ derek ] 272 horsepower. the lightest in its class. the cadillac ats outmatches the bmw 3 series. i cannot believe i have ended the day not scraping some red paint off on these barrie
Dec 8, 2012 12:00am PST
, the boxer says preparations to take on manny pacquiao have been ongoing since their last meeting. >> it is the 62nd time the >> it is the 62nd time the trainer will be in his corner for a fight. he remains focused on the work still to be done. >> even at the age of 39, marquez says his commitment to preparation is more complete than ever. >> the fighter and his camp are no stranger to cameras. for this bout, there has been a change in policy. when it is time, total access is revoked. >> afterwards he finishes the work out by testing out the newly reconstructed speed bag. more screws appear to be needed. an hour later there is an intriguing apologue as market as well known for alternative approaches receives cupping you after the fact, sometimes as much as 30 days later. with lifelock, as soon as our network spots a threat to your identity, you'll get a proactive risk alert, protecting you before you become a victim. >> identity theft was a huge, huge problem for me and it's gone away because of lifelock. >> announcer: while no one can stop all identity theft, if criminals do stea
Dec 3, 2012 2:30pm PST
. >> they say that hundreds of boxer armoured patrol vehicles -- should the deal goes through, it would make the government an accomplice to islamist extremists, some said. >> saudi arabia is reportedly looking to purchase several hundred of these boxer armoured patrol vehicles. "der spiegel" magazine says this was discussed last week at a meeting. a government spokesman declined to comment. >> confidentiality protect interest of potential buyers, as well as our relations with such countries. many requests are turned down. even if they are proved, they often do not ultimately lead to a deal. >> the blonde is where -- the bundeswehr currently uses the boxer as a transporter. it could be used to crush popular uprisings. germany's opposition is concerned that the saudi royal family, which rules the country as an absolute monarchy, could use the vehicle against its own people and opposes any deal. >> the guidelines on german arms exports forbids sales to regions which disregard human rights, so saudi arabia does not qualify as a partner for arms deals. >> miss merkel conducts foreign policy hold
Dec 11, 2012 4:00am PST
three great champions, and i will also tell you that in working with senator boxer on the transportation bill this project was always at the top of her list. [applause] so i am delighted to be here. i don't know of another place i would rather be, and i know that all of you are so thrilled with the opportunity that this will create. every one of you sitting out there deserves credit. you've all played a role in this in some way or another. this is not about you. it's about the people. it's also about the next generation of transportation for the next generation for san francisco. that's what this is about. this is your vision. it's a clear vision, and so i am delighted, and very proud to announce today $942 million to the san francisco -- [applause] for the san francisco mta to extend the central subway light rail system from the downtown business district to chinatown. thousands of people will be enabled with good transportation as a result of this project. now, i have a long speech here but i'm going to stop because i know every one of these other people has more important things
Dec 6, 2012 12:00am PST
debbie wasserman schultz responds tonight. plus, senator barbara boxer on her new plan for national polling place standards. and a new poll shows half of all republicans think the defunct group a.c.o.r.n. stole the election from president obama. >> that's an eye opener. >> i wonder where they ever got that idea? >> you just have to wait and see what happens. >>> good to have you with us tonight, folks. thanks for watching. here is are the latest. republicans are at a stalemate with the white house for debt negotiations. republicans really only have two options now, bad and worse. "the new york times" is the latest outlet to report on senior republican leaders who are ready to strike a deal. they want to push off negotiations until the debt ceiling vote next year. president obama won't have it. the president is attacking the only leverage republicans have left. the president spoke to a group of ceos today and said that he will not negotiate if debt ceiling is going to be used as a hostage. >> i have to just tell you, that is a bad strategy for america, it is a bad strategy for your b
Dec 20, 2012 12:00pm PST
the fights" takes us inside the unique world of professional boxing. >> boxers are different from any other athlete. they choose a profession where they're fighting somebody whose career is advanced by knocking them out. >> right. >> who would do that? where does this come from? what is this courage? what is this heart? >> interesting row of pictures before and afters, right? because the promoters let you in and get the access. what do you see? >> you see initially in both of them, determination. fierceness. focus. and afterwards, wasted. or depressed if they lost. boxers are like other athletes in that in order to be a champion, you have to be trainable. if you're a great athlete but can't be coached, you're never going to make it. in ringside, when you're shooting boxing, after the boxer comes out, from in between rounds, he's very wet and the first 30 seconds when he gets hit, there's spray of water off the head. that's what we did in the studio. >> a photograph is still two dimensional and you're bringing this cinematic three dimensionality to it. >> you said it better than i could say
Dec 30, 2012 1:00pm EST
from california. mrs. boxer: as we stand here, sit here, watch what's happening, we know that there are negotiations going on to avert at least part of the fiscal cliff. and i want to say, and i've said this privately but i'll say it publicly, that i really hope our leaders can find a way out of this. i watched the president speak today and i thought as usual, he is very fair in what he said, mr. president. what he basically said is, it's the middle class that grows this economy, it's the middle class that needs to be lifted up, it's the middle class that can't afford tax hikes, and those at the very top can do just a little bit more. ates very simple point. and i just would hope, given that everyone says they're for the middle class -- i know my colleagues on the other side of the aisle say that every day, that they agree with that. that finding this compromise will not be elusive but will come to pass. you know, i have been here for a while, and my understanding is we haven't met between christmas and new year's since 1962. so it does take a crisis, of major proportion,
Dec 19, 2012 5:00pm PST
failed our children. >> reporter: today, senator barbara boxer is suggesting a different route beefing up school security. >> what it would do, it would help schools use the existing program to provide schools with more resources to install tip lines, surveillance equipment, secured entrances, metal detectors and other important safety measures. >> i think it's a wonderful idea that the federal is looking to expand funding for school security. >> reporter: ken trump says after the columbine shootings in 199, security was also a priority then. since, he says, funding has dropped off. he points out that teachers at sandy hook elementary actually have lockdown training and the school had a surveillance system at the front door. while it didn't stop the shooter, it did delay him. >> it is extremely tough to look at sandy hook and believe that the security systems and the training weren't -- they certainly didn't have the desired outcome of saving people but the outcome could have been two, three, four times worse had they not had the measures that they did in place. >> reporter: senator boxer
Dec 19, 2012 11:30am PST
it's 50% off joe boxer pj's for the family. plus members earn points on every purchase. captioned by closed captioning services, inc. >>> good morning, i'm eric thomas. >>> and i'm kristen sze. a post office is evacuate. >> there are reports of injuries. nick smith is live near high and macarthur boulevard. >> reporter: let me start with what we know. two people were treated on the scene and there were eight customers inside of the post office at the time of the evacuation. over my shoulder you can see this is still very much an active scene. this is what we know, crews and haz-mat units are investigating a suspicious substance found on a package at the laurel branch in oakland. oakland police tell me oakland fire received a call around 10 a.m. that an employee had an unknown substance leaking from a package. in less than 20 minutes, officials had cleared the facility of employees and customers. outside the building in the parking lot two employees of the office office reported signs coughing and eye irritation. those two employees are receiving treatment from first responders.bac
Dec 19, 2012 7:00am PST
. this -- barbara boxer has called a news conference. she will be talking about new legislation she will be introducing to toughen security at schools. we're watching it live. this is where it will happen. ktvu will monitor it and we'll let you know what she has to say when she says it. >>> more funerals are planned today for victims of the connecticut schoal scooting. so far, the -- school shooting. three more children will be buried today. people will pay their respects to vick -- vicki soto. she will be buried today. >>> and meantime, we've learned that sandy hook elementary students are not expected to resume classes until january at an empty school building a nearby town. there's also new information about the gunman. there are reports his mother could no longer handle him and he became upset after learning she was taking steps to have him committed to a psychiatric facility. this morning, the chief medical examiner in connecticut says he's searching for any genetic clues that could help explain his behavior. apparently, he had little contact except for his mother and he stoppe
Dec 10, 2012 9:30pm PST
francisco in 1963, he was a longshore man, a golden globes boxer and a staunch community activist and his legacy continues to live on and you see it in his children and his grandchildren. sam jordan's bar has served as an important gathering place for the city's working class and the african american community. i believe land marking this place is long overdue. we have planning staff here to provide the committee with an overview of this legislation and landmarking request and with that i'd like to invite you to come up and make a presentation. thank you. >> i did have an image for the overhead. >> it takes a second. overhead, please. >> can we zoom out a little bit? >> i'm not sure if you need to do it from the machine there or not. i think you should just continue. >> good afternoon, supervisors, mary brown, planning department staff to present the proposed designation for sam jordan's bar as an individual poland lark under article 10 of the planning code. at the request of the land owner the project was added to the land mark work program in 2011. at both the june and july hearin
Dec 2, 2012 1:30am PST
sport. boxing is not recognize as a ncaa sport. it was been a in 1961 with a boxer knocked out university of wisconsin boxer charm moore during the ncaa boxing championship in 1960. more collapse in his dressing room and fell into a coma. he died later from a brain hemorrhage. >> they found out later on the that he was kind of the catalyst on. according to medical reports more suffered from an anierism and is predisposition. despite the dangers boxers devote themselves to the sports. >> i was always fan but now it's consumed everything. during class i watch youtube videos of the greats and yeah, i'm basically living it right now. i'm just trying to enjoy. the >> the boxes club sees itself as a family. >> people are very intimidated to join the boxing club but it's not like to. once you come in every shares love. that's what it comes down to. if you get to knowing these guys, you know, what i mean? we're really nice guys if you get to know us. us individually. we're not very violent people. it just teaches us to be more humble. >> head co
Dec 19, 2012 9:00am PST
, the fiscal cliff. joining me now from capitol hill is democratic senator from california barbara boxer. senator boxer, thanks for hanging with us. >> oh, yes, yes. >> a lot to talk about. let's first, of course, talk with the gun question. i think the headline out of that was the fact the president said i want this commissi i want rec january. this is not your typical washington commission. in other words, he intends to see action and reform and he intends to see it soon. >> yes, it's more of an action task force that's going to come forward and say, this is what we need to keep our children safe, this is what we need to keep our streets safe, and hopefully, there will be a range of recommendations how we get mental health help to those who need it, how we get weapons of war off the street, in the meantime, how do we keep our children safe. you know, there are 300 million guns out there in america, enough for every citizen practically. and, you know, any legislation is not going to really address getting those guns back, so in the meantime, what i want to make sure happens while we wor
Dec 29, 2012 2:05am EST
? >> you have a great egyptian -- never mind. anything else, sara? >> roseanne from florida. >> hi. boxers or briefs? >> boxers. >> nothing at all, baby. >> oh, lord. >> unless you're anderson cooper and i insist you wear them with your jeans. either one. from frank is a boxer guy. >> would you rather date al or matt? >> that is so unkind. that is setting us up for disaster. >> they are both happily married and we'd never do such a thing. >> but if they were -- >> but willie geist -- . yeah, he needs to be in that mix. >> he's also happily married. but anderson -- never mind. thank you, sara. >> all right. from the hilarious to the ridiculous, you never know what's going to come out of our mouths. we'll take a look back at a full year. and the laughs don't stop. we pulled together the year's funniest moments. >> how is that even possible. >> we'll show you how to spice up new year's eve. all of that is coming up if you can stand it. 2@ >>> we're back with today's beauty, break through products of the year. every year hundreds make their debut. >> but which are really worth trying. grace is
Dec 1, 2012 10:00pm PST
. >>> saying goodbye to a legendary fighter. the way fans remembered the boxer hector camacho as he was laid to rest. >>> a tunnel collapses on a busy thoroughfare and what may have triggered it. >>> we have lingering rainshowers, but rainfall rates really pick up overnight. coming up the timing of the heaviest rain and the probability of power outages and mudslides right here in the bay area. it goes straight to the bank. oh. oh look the lion is out! no mommy no! don't worry honey, it only works on checks. deposit checks from your smartphone with chase quickdeposit. just snap a picture, hit send and done. take a step forward and chase what matters. you can stay in and share something... ♪ ♪ ...or you can get out there with your friends and actually share something. ♪ the lexus december to remember sales event is on, offering some of our best values of the year. this is the pursuit of perfection. . >>> we tcp/ip our storm watch camera tonight this is a live look at interstate 880 in oakland and you can see it pretty easily there of the wind is shaking this camera around. the roads are
Dec 7, 2012 5:00pm PST
sheriff had no problem finding pirng boxer -- pink boxer shorts but getting past these doors was tufr than he thought. 50 stupts sent him letters in spanish telling him how they disagree with his law enforcement tactics. >> he called some of what they said nasty. >> they said i had concentration camps with my tent city and that i'm a racist and i break up families and i just go after brown people many of the children focussed in large part of arizona's show me your papers low believed to be one of if strictest measures in imbrags in the country. the sheriff said he would have liked to explain he doesn't make the law, only enforces it. the school district cancelled the meeting saying due to scheduling it would not work for him to speak with children. >> the sheriff says he doesn't think scheduling is the issue. >> i don't know what their agenda is. i'm sure it may have gone up the line and someone said you're not going to have that sheriff in our school the school district can ask him to respond to the children in a letter that they can read. he said the rejection didn't surprise him.
Dec 19, 2012 5:00pm PST
students. barbara boxer announced the save our schools act. >> is it not part of the national defense to make sure our children are safe? >> barbara boxer proposed a second bill that calls for more funding for school security programs. >> the shooting at sandy hook elementary school is a reminder we failed our children, over and over and over again. we have failed at the most basic task of keeping them safe. >> the school safety act would pay for things like tip lines, and secured entrances at schools. >>> a new survey shows 5 u.s. states are well prepared to respond to a public health emergency, they scored 8-10. california scored a 7. it looked at ability to respond to bio terrorist threats. 29 states cut funds, only two states met the goal. >>> serving people of oakland but now they are being evicted. i will explain coming up. >> the public utilities commission is supposed to protect you from utilies misspending your money -- utilities misspending your money but they are misspending your money, the revolution ahead. look at you guys with your fancy-schmancy u-verse high speed inter
Dec 31, 2012 10:45am EST
recognition? the clerk will call the roll. quorum call: quorum call: mrs. boxer: mr. president? the presiding officer: the senator from california. mrs. boxer: i ask the quorum call be dispensed with. the presiding officer: without objection, it is so ordered. mrs. boxer: mr. president, we're all here and hopeful that there will be a deal so that we can avert going over the fiscal cliff. and i listened carefully to my friend, senator harkin's remarks, which i would have to describe as fairly negative remarks. i want to just put out a bit more a positive view. we all know that no side, if there is a deal, is going to get 100% of what they want. we know that because one party doesn't control everything. so we are going to have to meet somewhere in the middle of where both parties stand. and we also know that if we don't act, 100% of the american people are going to start feeling an impact of higher taxes. i honestly don't worry about the millionaires and billionaires at all. i don't worry about the people who are fine, who don't even really know or care that much about a tax hike that takes the
Dec 4, 2012 3:00pm PST
's power play. senator barbara boxer of california joins me on that. >>> plus, it's the gop's worst nightmare come true. here comes elizabeth warren on the banking committee. this is about to get interesting. you're watchinging "politicsnation" on msnbc. >> this isn't good. friends of mitt romney are saying that he's bored now. that he's no longer running for president. though not as bored as the rest of us were when he was running for president. i always wait until the last minute. can i still ship a gift in time for christmas? yeah, sure you can. great. where's your gift? uh... whew. [ male announcer ] break from the holiday stress. ship fedex express by december 22nd for christmas delivery. but they have to use special care in keeping the denture clean. dentures are very different to real teeth. they're about 10 times softer and may have surface pores where bacteria can multiply. polident is designed to clean dentures daily. its unique micro-clean formula kills 99.9% of odor causing bacteria and helps dissolve stains, cleaning in a better way than brushing with toothpaste. that's
Dec 19, 2012 6:00pm PST
now is senator barbara boxer of california. senator boxer, thank you very much for being here. it's nice to have you here. >> thanks. >> president obama said this will not be just another washington commission whose ideas get pushed aside after months of study. what do you think is possible to achieve? >> first of all, i want to say that joe biden is a no nonsense person who i had the privilege of working with the author of the violence against women act. he is as you said shepherded it through, senator feinstein's bill that banned the assault weapons. he created the cops program which we together worked to make sure that there were some grants to make schools safer through that cops program. so he is giving the job to a can-do person who is well loved in the senate and in the house. and i think this signals that this issue, as you say is going to be front and center. >> senator feinstein has been very overt about the idea that this is more doable than people think it is. obviously, there had been an attempt on an assault weapons ban, shepherded by then senator biden before senato
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Dec 9, 2012 10:00am EST
lop think. we thought boxers had that. they had a risk of getting anger, getting depression, getting
Dec 19, 2012 4:30am PST
friday's shooting. this morning heavy hitters announcing real plans. 7 a.m. senator boxer will talk about her new legislation to strengthen security at schools. it will provide state and local officials with new resources and tools to help secure campuses. at 8:45, president obama will outline steps his administration will take to tighten gun restrictions that could include a ban on assault-style weapons. the president is putting vice president biden in charge of that. in connecticut today, more funerals. teacher victoria soto will be laid to rest, parents will bury more children. parents say they take comfort in the thought their daughter is with her friends. >> i envision all of them holding hands, they are all together up there with the wonderful principal. >> reporter: the investigation into lanza cnn reporting toxicology tests are underway to determine if he had been taking medication prior to the murders. investigators are trying to get information from his smashed commuter. cnn says -- smashed computer, cnn says they've been unable to get data from it. katie marzullo, abc7 news. >>
Dec 19, 2012 11:00am PST
anyone the perimeters of the school and safety procedures itch >> reporter: unsenator boxer's proposal, the federal government would foot the bill. lawmakers are talking about keeping guns out of the hands of mentally ill and requiring background checks at gun shows. nra will hold a news conference friday the group says it is prepared to make meaningful contributions so tragedies like sandy hook never happen again. katie marzullo, abc7 news. >>> today several more funerals will take place, following the massacre, including one for teacher victoria soto, the 27-year-old died while trying to hide her students. the chief medical examiner is taking another approach to could having clues about the shooting of the law enforcement is hoping a gwinnettist can provide answers into the behind -- a againist can provide answers into the mine. again man. laura anthony will have a report tonight at 5. you can sign up for our breaking news alerts at >>> traffic is moving slowly once again on i-5 this morning after a massive chain reaction crash near the oregon border north of yreka near
Dec 21, 2012 11:35pm PST
way. barbara boxer said the national guard should be deployed. >> to where. >> to schools across the country. >> that's ridiculous. you can't live your life that way. you would be in a prison. >> reporter: after a decade of battling this issue, the mayor says the tide may be turning. are we at the tipping point right now? >> i hope so but you never know. if the 20 young, 6 and 7-year-olds isn't a good example, i don't know what is. we are killing 34 people in this country every single day. >> reporter: michael bloomberg. >>> ahead from the aurora movie theater to the classrooms of virginia tech, what do those who lost the most have to say? ♪ [ male announcer ] every time you say no to a cigarette you celebrate a little win. nicorette gum helps calm your cravings and makes you less irritable. quit one cigarette at a time. a delicious new way to get essential vitamins you need. just bite into the tasty shell... to a chewy vitamin core for a unique multivitamin sensation! new centrum flavor burst. >>> the names themselves carry the echo of tragedy. aurora, colorado, oak creek, wis
Dec 14, 2012 6:00pm PST
. and governor barbara boxer says, this touches us all so deeply. and it is long past time that we enacted sensible gun laws and school safety legislation. >>> whenever there's a tragedy like this the debate over gun control heats up. coming up in less than 10 minutes a look at this case and california laws when it comes to guns. >> we want to know go live to newton connecticut, maribel aber is there. it's a little after 9:00 in the evening. it's been a long and difficult day. maribel can you giver -- give us an idea of what's happening in the community right now. >> hi gasia and ken. >> reporter: it's definitely a somber mood right now. if you don't know newtown is about an hour away from new york city. and to paint the picture here i mean it's an idealic town. behind me is trees. it's like being in a little utopia. driving in here, it's a scenic scene with nobody on the roads except media. we passed by a church where there's a vigil right now. it's eerie, somber. lots of parents talking about the shock and the horrificness about this event. >> reporter: can you tell us in your talking w
Dec 19, 2012 4:30am PST
boxer will introduce new legislation to increase security at school. you recall 20 children and six adults were killed last friday. the gunman also took his life. the new legislation would provide state and local officials with new resources to strengthen security on school campuses. >>> house democrats want to ban gun magazines. the bill would magazines containing more than ten rounds of ammunition and outlaw the transfer, possession, of high capacity mags going forward. the bill is getting support following the connecticut tragedy. >>> we have new information about what may have motivated the 20-year-old gunman in connecticut who also killed his mother before that shooting rampage. a long-time resident tells fox news that the gunman was very angry after learning that his mother was taking steps to have him committed to a psychiatric facility. meantime the fbi is trying to salvage the hard drive of the computer taken from the gunman's home but investigators says it appears he smashed it. so far they have been uni believe to retrieve any information. >>> as investigators piece toget
Dec 19, 2012 12:00pm PST
barbara boxer also introduced legislation today called the save our schools act. >> the bill would make funding available to deploy national guard troops at schools. it would allow state governors to determine whether the troops are needed and how they would be used at schools. >>> today is the third day of funerals in a connecticut town that continues to mourn the tragic shooting. vicker to yosoto -- vicker to yosoto is being -- victoria soto is being buried today. family members are saying goodbye to five other innocent lives including 7-year-old daniel barwin. he was a first grader on the swimming and soccer teams. there's new information about the gunman. there are reports his mother could longer handle him and he became upset after learning she was taking steps to have him committed to a psychiatric facility. the chief medical examiner said he's searching for any genetic clues that could help explain the shooter's behavior and the l.a. times reports that he stopped speaking to his father and brother in 2010. >>> the bay area continues to show support for victims an families in the
Dec 28, 2012 6:00pm PST
years one of the most exciting boxers in the world has been robert the ghost guerrero. but the most celebrated dynamic an bankable is still pretty boy floyd mayweather. today my inside source told us that they will meet in the rink. guerrero is now 31-1. the undefeated floyd mayweather says he will fight twice in 2013. my sources say the network is already working on a deal that fight may happen in may. that means guerrero is in line for his first multi million dollar payday. >>> there was little reason to watch the raiders game. that's until now. quarterback terrelle pryor has been named the starting quarterback. pryor is more mobile and why not see what the young quarterback can do. like that. >> i'm ready, i had a decent week of reps. hay practice, a good help from the coaching staff and especially carson and matt. when i was in there. i am not trying to do everything myself. just take what the defense gives me and be the leader. have confidence and just lead. >> we'll see sunday. warriors host philadelphia. 76ers and warriors highlights at 10:00. >>> a new list of cyber risks f
Dec 7, 2012 6:30am PST
in the congress and now as the secretary of transportation. he knows full well the role that senator boxer played and he was a member in congress of the transportation committee and the consensus she is building in the senate on this is quite remarkable so i am honored to be here with senator feinstein and our colleagues and share in this for san francisco and what you see here mr. secretary is consent. our great mayor lee -- he is the consensus maestro and brings people together and he said "listen, listen" and we act upon the consensus of our community. it's about consensus. it's about community. it's about here comes the bus and now we can get on it, but it's also about all the things the mayor said. it's about the quality of our air. again sitting comfortably in other projects in california that secretary lahood hood worked so hard on. the two senators were instrumental in making better and we in the house urged passage for the high speed rail in the central valley, whether it's mass transit, rail, high speed rail and terminal and presidio and others -- what is it? transit first? tran
Dec 10, 2012 2:00pm PST
's restaurant. so sam jordan was well known by the community, was a longshoreman, was a boxer, and as has been stated here, he ran as the first african american for mayor. so i worked for the presidio and i understand the department of interior's standards when it comes to a building. in this case i think the planning department and all of us who are listening and those who have come here to say something about this place is more what happens within the 4 walls of this building. so as has been stated, the compassion, feeding the poor, nobody's turned away, the other thing is that anybody who goes to this place gets large portions of the meals prepared, well prepared. so sam jordan was well respected. he always encouraged people who wanted to do something because he had the backing, diane feinstein has been there, willy brown has been there, some -- i think sammy davis junior went there once. so it's not famous people haven't visited it and it's not that sam jordan was very well known. i think in this case it's what has been happening and how his spirit has been kept alive by serving the p
Dec 3, 2012 12:00pm PST
realm. milton and i were in the former category. i was working for barbara boxer at the time and milton who you grew up in politics was involved with friends of the urban forest and a leader in many ways but had only recently moved back to san francisco after years on the east coast to help care for his ailing father and spend more time with family among other things, so participating in this program was a way for him to start the next chapter of his life back in san francisco to build new friendships, and to reconnect with the local community. i think it's fair to say that he was view as the older statesman of the group. not because of his age. there were many other similar people his age but because of his sage like quality. milton was a wise soul and every one recognized it and benefits from it. soon after the program ended both he and i joined the board of the democratic jewish club and milton became president the following year. just two years after having moved back to san francisco, but more than any shared any in politics the bond that we had, and that i saw him
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